Sony’s New Cord-Cutting PlayStation Vue Has 1 Big Problem

March 29, 2015 2:25 PM

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After years of being ignored, cable cord-cutters and streaming-TV consumers are now more popular than the homecoming queen. Individual TV networks are offering, or soon will offer, streaming-only services to woo the cord-cutting lot. CBS' All Access and Showtime and Time Warner's HBO are joining incumbent Hulu Plus (collectively owned by Comcast/NBCUniversal, 21st Century Fox, and ABC/Disney) to offer streaming content for a monthly fee.

Obviously, buying a single network's offering only gets you access to one batch of content. And at a cost range of $5.99 per month (CBS) to $15 per month (HBO), making your own streaming bundle becomes an expensive undertaking. In the end, pay TV seems a better value, with the FCC reporting in May 2...

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